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Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 20:43:47 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: bug: GPU use in CPU-only formats

Claudio, magnum -

On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 01:20:56PM -0300, Claudio Andr? wrote:
> > Yeah, but 62 MB? I'd love to be able to revert to the previous nvidia driver and compare.
> Too much, i agree.

That's not the point.  To me, the point is that _any_ GPU use when a
CPU-only format is invoked is a bug.  There should be zero GPU memory
allocation, and zero load on the GPUs.

> The easiest solution is to close these pointers and reopen them only
> inside format init().

Can't we do all initial "opening" of anything GPU-related in the
format's init(), if the format is GPU-enabled, and not any sooner?

Perhaps there's some implementation difficulty that I am missing.



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